Inspiring women recognised at regional awards

The inaugural Welsh Women's Awards 2019 welcomed over 200 guests at the Exchange Hotel in Cardiff, this April, in an exclusive celebration dedicated to women.

The awards ceremony aimed to showcase the contribution of women to various industries and professions such as law, medicine, technology, arts, sport and education, as well as provided a platform to thank and recognise the region's meritorious social leaders.

Winners on the night included Rachael Wheeler of Gelisy Cosmetics, Llanrumney, who was named ‘Beauty Entrepreneur of the Year' (pictured).

A spokesperson for the Welsh Women's Awards 2019 said: “We hope that The Welsh Women's Awards provided a platform to encourage women at all ages to achieve their goals and spread the message that women can be successful leaders, entrepreneurs, influencers, scientists and CEOs among other. The awards showcased examples of courage, passion, skill, commitment and success that every woman has, and we would like to congratulate all finalists and winners for their impeccable achievements.”